Healthy Pork Recipes for Dinner

Kathleen Blumenthal
I love to cook and expand the boundaries of cooking
Tai Pork Recipe

The Tai cuisine is characterized by lightly prepared dishes, unusual ingredients, and rather spicy taste. It is very detailed and the serving here is extremely beautiful. They combine the incongruous components mixing fruits with salt and relatively fatty products, creating the sweet sauces and trying to keep the balance of tastes.

There are soups, salads, fish, and, of course, meat dishes in this cuisine. And all of them can be rather nutritious even for the dinner much less for breakfast. The garlic is often used. And the basis of many sauces is a lime juice – so piquant and tropical. In serving the bright colors are applied like sliced red chilies, green parsley, yellow mango, and white rice.

By the way, dinner is usually shared among some people – the family members or close friends. In general here they speak overwhelmingly about meal. This time is intended not only to satisfy hunger but also to hang out with friends, discussing the events and so on. Thus, you can apply this perfect example of healthy pork recipes for dinner to entertain your guests.

Healthy Pork Recipes for Dinner

Do you like pork? We are happy to represent the exotic recipe of Tai cuisine with this type of meat. It is easy to cook and healthy. So the large portion of noodles with meat and pineapple will be a satisfying dish for everybody.

Course Lunch & dinner
Cuisine Tai
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 3840 kcal


  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup natural creamy peanut butter (without sugar)
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger (you should grate it)
  • 2 pieces cloves garlic
  • 1 pieces red chili
  • 1/2 piece pineapple (peeled and cored)
  • 2.5 lb. pork (choose butt or shoulder)
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint
  • 4 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 lb. rice noodles
  • To serve with roasted unsalted peanuts (chop them) and lime wedges.


  1. Take a slow cooker and place honey, ginger, coconut milk, soy sauce, peanut butter, garlic and chili into it. Mix the products carefully.

  2. Now cut half of the pineapple into small pieces. Set them aside.

  3. Now chop the pork and add it together with cut pineapple to the cooker.

  4. Make all the components mixed properly. 

  5. Put them over the heat and cook for a couple of hours over a low heat until the pork gets tender. Stir the lime juice in.

  6. When thirty minutes left start making a kind of salad of pineapple, mint and lime juice.

  7. Boil noodles following the instruction specified on the package. 

  8. Take a serving dish, add ready noodles, pork and top with the sauce.

  9. Sprinkle with peanuts and that’s it – the dinner is ready!

Recipe Notes

We do not recommend replacing the lime with a lemon. Though, they are both citrus fruits, the piquant and particular aroma of the former is the central of the recipe. Remember that lime bursts with vitamin C and antioxidants enhancing immunity.

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